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Hui Miao

Assistant Professor


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Personal profile

Personal profile

Hui completed her PhD in Film Studies at the University of Birmingham, UK. She has been an Assistant Professor in Film Studies in the Department of Media and Communication at XJTLU since September 2019. She has also worked in higher education both in the UK (University of Surrey, 2013-2017) and China (Department of English, XJTLU, 2017-2019) in the area of translation and interpreting. Hui is a certified translator and interpreter. Hui welcomes PhD applications related to her research interests.

Research interests

Chinese cinemas

Film and city

Film and cultural memory

Audiovisual translation


Lecturer (Film Studies), Department of Media and Communication, Xi’an-Jiaotong Liverpool University, since 2019

Lecturer (Translation and Interpreting), Department of English, Xi’an-Jiaotong Liverpool University, 2017-2019

Teaching Fellow, Centre for Translation Studies, University of Surrey, 2013-2017

Associate Tutor, School of Media, Art and Design, Canterbury Christchurch University, 2013-2016.


COM336 City in Films

COM332 Chinese Cinema

COM336 City in Films

COM110 Communication in China

COM332 Chinese Cinema

ENG415 Journalism Translation

ENG416 Audiovisual Translation

ENG418 Translating Chinese Culture

Awards and honours

Official Selection, The 5th Meihodo International Youth Visual Media Festival, the short documentary The World on a String《声生》, 2023.

Official Selection, Shanghai International Short Week, the short documentary The World on a String《声生》, 2023.

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D. University of Birmingham, 2012

M.Phil. University of Birmingham, 2005

Person Types

  • Staff